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Angelica the angel fairy by Meadows, Daisy, author.

Angelica the angel fairy

"The Tippington Winter Fair is in full swing and best friends Rachel Walker and Kirsty Tate couldn't be more excited. They're having a wonderful time -- until Jack Frost and his goblins start causing trouble. Angelica makes sure peace, love, and harmony spread throughout the land. When Jack Frost steals her items, no one is getting along! Find the magic objects in all three stories inside this Rainbow Magic Special Edition and help save Angelica's magic!"--

Oct 9, 2015
Anna & Elsa. 6, The Arendelle Cup by David, Erica, author.

Anna & Elsa. 6, The Arendelle Cup

"People come from far and wide to compete in the Arendelle Cup, an annual sleigh race that runs through the mountains and forests around the snowy kingdom. This year, Anna and Elsa are going to race for the first time! But when another team takes a shortcut on an unsafe path, Anna, Elsa, and Sven join up with the defending champs to rescue the cheaters!"--Back cover.

Oct 8, 2015
Boomer by Miles, Ellen, author.


"Lizzie's mom has three of her best friends coming over to visit for a long weekend when the Petersons get a call about Boomer, a big mixed breed puppy who needs a place to stay. Can Lizzie take care of him without ruining mom's plans?"--

Oct 9, 2015
Glitter beach by Banks, Rosie (Children's fiction writer), author.

Glitter beach

Enter a magical world full of friendship and fun! It's the most magical time of year, and all of the fairies are at Glitter Beach to watch the kingdom's magic being restored for another year. But mean Queen Malice is also nearby....Can Ellie, Summer, and Jasmine find and destroy her final nasty thunderbolt in time to save the glitter dust and keep the kingdom's magic alive?

Oct 9, 2015
Judy Moody & Stink - the wishbone wish by McDonald, Megan, author.

Judy Moody & Stink - the wishbone wish

The town's annual Turkey Trot race and festival is coming up, and Judy and Stink are training to win. Judy has decided that she is going to take home the big prize: a fat, juicy turkey. They can taste it already: the moist turkey, the hot gravy, the savory stuffing, the cranberry sauce! But what if they don't win a mouthwatering bird? What then? Flying turkey gizzards! Will the Moody family end up starving on T-day, like ye pilgrims of olde, or will Grandma Lou cook up a tasty Franksgiving solut

Oct 8, 2015
Louise Trapeze is totally 100% fearless by Ostow, Micol, author.

Louise Trapeze is totally 100% fearless

"Six-year-old Louise Trapeze lives at the circus and can't wait to fly on the trapeze until she discovers that she is afraid of heights"--

Oct 9, 2015
Marion takes charge by Barkley, Callie, author.

Marion takes charge

When Marion finally gets the chance to babysit her little sister, she finds that the task is harder than she expected, especially when she gets called to the Critter Club to help with a stray cat and must bring Gabby along.

Oct 9, 2015
Merlin by Lord, Cynthia, author.


When second-grader Suzannah arrives to volunteer at the animal shelter she finds that the newest arrival is Merlin, a mischievous ferret with a talent for hiding and stealing shiny things, so the Shelter Pet Squad needs to find a home that is a perfect match for a ferret.

Oct 9, 2015
Mia the mouse by Small, Lily.

Mia the mouse

Mia is in the middle of telling a story to her sick grandmother when her mother asks her to run an errand, but, distracted by what may come next in the story, all Mia can remember is that she is to fetch something that starts with "B". Includes activities.

Oct 9, 2015
Monsters on the run by Sherry, Kevin, author, illustrator.

Monsters on the run

Yeti Blizz Richards and his gang of cryptids set out to find a friend for Vanessa, the Loch Ness Monster, even though it means traveling back in time to the dangerous age of the Cretaceous looking for plesiosaurs--unfortunately Vanessa proves to be rather timid about meeting other dinosaurs.

Oct 9, 2015
Nancy Clancy. Soccer mania by O'Connor, Jane, author.

Nancy Clancy. Soccer mania

As her third-grade class makes its selections for the "Graveyard of Boring Words" and learns about "superb synonyms," slow-footed Nancy enthusiastically plays on the soccer team, with the goal of just being mediocre, or maybe even a little better than average.

Oct 9, 2015
Operation twin trouble by O'Ryan, Ray.

Operation twin trouble

"Zack's twin sisters are best friends, but when the two get into an argument while visiting another planet, Zack finds himself stuck in the middle of a tricky twin situation"--

Oct 9, 2015
Paddy the puppy by Small, Lily, author.

Paddy the puppy

Paddy the puppy flies through the forest, spreads pollen to help flowers grow, and invites all his fairy animal friends to his birthday party. When he arrives home, he's in for a wonderful surprise.

Oct 9, 2015
Party drama! by Siegal, Ida, author.

Party drama!

Today at school, Sophia, Javier, and I were working on our extra-awesome outfits for the costume party. We had the best idea ever and were going to win the contest! But now Sophia's costume is missing. Where could it be? Did someone take it on purpose? Emma and her friends weren't ready for so much party drama, but if they work together to figure out what happened, they just might save the day!

Oct 9, 2015
Poppy Muddlepup's daring rescue by Meadows, Daisy, author.

Poppy Muddlepup's daring rescue

Welcome to a magical world where animals talk and play - just like you and me! In this bumper special, Lily and Jess meet Poppy Muddlepup. When the mean witch Grizelda puts a spell on Poppy's twin brother Patch, the girls know they're in for one of their most exciting adventures yet!

Oct 9, 2015
Princess Pistachio by Gay, Marie-Louise.

Princess Pistachio

"One day Pistachio Shoelace opens a mysterious present: a golden crown! Pistachio knew all along that she was a princess, but her 'real' parents, the king and queen of Papua, have sent her a message at last. Soon they will come to claim her. But for now, her adoptive parents still force her to eat spinach and go to school. Her former best friends laugh at her new crown. And her so-called baby sister is a pest. Princess Pistachio must prove that she is a real princess-- elegant, graceful, and ver

Oct 3, 2015
Runaway pony by Earhart, Kristin, author.

Runaway pony

"A lost pony is cause for a nighttime adventure on Chincoteague Island in this third book of a chapter book series inspired by Marguerite Henrys Misty of Chincoteague.Full Moon Fancy, Fancy for short, is a pony with a knack for getting loose. First she just tramples a herb garden, then she knocks over a wall of a chicken coop, so the hens end up all over the yard and down on the beach. When she gets out one too many times, Willa and Ben are worried shes lost. They set out to track her down in th

Oct 9, 2015
Triple pet trouble by McDonald, Megan, author.

Triple pet trouble

Determined to help her sick pet Venus flytrap, Judy Moody enlists the aid of an unruly toad and a mind-reading cat to help her find a cure.

Oct 9, 2015
When I am happiest by Lagercrantz, Rose, 1947-

When I am happiest

A warm and heartfelt story about Dani's love for her dad and her friendship with Ella. It's a story about sorrow and joy--and how life really is. It's the second-to-last day of school and Dani's so happy she could write a book about it! In fact, that's exactly what she's done, although it's not quite finished yet. Now the book is in her backpack with all the other things she has to take home before the summer break. But then Dani gets some bad news. How will she ever be happy again? Sometimes a

Oct 9, 2015
Wish upon a starfish by Dadey, Debbie, author.

Wish upon a starfish

Longing for onstage stardom, Pearl auditions for the third-grade play and gets the part of the evil sea witch while her best friend is cast in the lead, a situation that challenges their friendship.

Oct 9, 2015